St. Joseph High lost to Xavier of Middletown, 3-1, in a boys hockey game at Bennett Rink in West Haven on Dec. 21.

Xavier (1-0) took a 2-0 lead after one period and stretched it to 3-0, before St. Joseph’s Ryan Corcoran scored at 13:19 of the period. Sean Hurley and Dom DeRosa had the assists.

The third period was scoreless.

Christian Furce had 20 saves for the Cadets (1-1).